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Compound Summary for: CID 177     Try the new version summary page


Also known as: ethanal; acetic aldehyde; ethyl aldehyde; aldehyde; Acetaldehyd; 75-07-0; Acetylaldehyde; Azetaldehyd; Acetic ethanol
Molecular Formula: C2H4O   Molecular Weight: 44.05256   InChIKey: IKHGUXGNUITLKF-UHFFFAOYSA-N
A colorless, flammable liquid used in the manufacture of acetic acid, perfumes, and flavors. It is also an intermediate in the metabolism of alcohol. It has a general narcotic action and also causes irritation of mucous membranes. Large doses may cause death from respiratory paralysis.   From: MeSH
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